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Specsavers loses eye case Luxottica glasses raised once again
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 31 2013

Upon setting up in Australia about 5 years ago, Specsavers has fought hard to achieve a share of a retail optometry market reportedly worth over $1b a


Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


Project home builder fined for misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 27 2012

The Federal Court recently imposed penalties on a major building company for false and misleading advertising in promoting the sale of detached residential houses


Twitter, suppression and the courts
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

The rise and rise of social media platform Twitter has had all sorts of impacts on the administration of justice


Legal traps when buying or selling a business with followers, likers or subscribers
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 4 2014

We all know that social media provides businesses with an effective way to interact with existing and potential customers and promote their goods or


YouTube not responsible for user posted content
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial


Destruction of documents: footy ‘cougar’ found to have destroyed mobile phones
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 16 2011

Charmyne Palavi recently lost in her bid to quash orders by the NSW District Court striking out two defamatory imputations on the basis that Ms Palavi had disposed of mobile phones in defiance of discovery obligations


No protectionism in gambling’s free trade
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 7 2012

The Australian betting industry has boomed in recent years as private betting agencies have gained greater foothold in the market and governments have abandoned their holdings in state based TAB operations effectively developing a national betting market


L’oréal’s quest for preliminary discovery was “worth it”
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 14 2015

Earlier this month, Justice Beach in the Federal Court handed down orders for preliminary discovery for L’Oréal Australia Pty Ltd against BrandPoint


Broadcaster pays heavy price for breaching Court’s suppression order via Twitter
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

Broadcaster Derryn Hinch was convicted and fined $100,000 for breaching a suppression order made in the criminal proceedings against Adrian Bayley